Assessment Insight Sessions

Work smart, not hard…

Whether you are a classroom teacher or Head of Department, our Assessment Insight Sessions give you the opportunity to really delve into your student data, focusing on report analysis and implementation strategies alongside other assessment professionals ensuring you are getting the most out of your assessments.

IMPORTANT: Our Assessment Insight Sessions are run using schools' own student assessment data. It is a requirement for all attending that reports for the required session are generated and brought along on the day.

Sessions available:

Five different sessions are available:


The Cognitive Abilities Test Assessment SessionGetting the best from CAT4

  • Highlighting potentially underachieving learners
  • Setting targets
  • Cognitive strength and weakness
  • Ensuring appropriate levels of challenge
PT series

The Progress Test Series Assessment SessionGetting the best from the PT Series

  • Monitoring and maximising progress
  • Identifying gaps in knowledge and understanding
  • Monitoring the effectiveness of interventions
  • National benchmarking

The New Group Reading Test Assessment SessionGetting the best from NGRT

  • Monitoring effectiveness of interventions
  • Identifying different types of reading/comprehension difficulties
  • Monitoring reading performance and progress
  • Best communication with all stakeholders

For schools wanting to look at NGRT/NGST data together, we can offer a dedicated ‘English Bundle’ session.


The Pupil Attitudes to Self and School Assessment SessionGetting the best from PASS

  • Engaging with disengagement and absenteeism
  • Self-worth and aspiration
  • Fragile learners and resilience
  • ‘Painting the Big Picture’ - triangulation


Each session is up to 2 hours long with refreshments provided. All training is facilitated by one of our expert GL Trainers.




Assessment Insight Sessions will explore:

  • Developing deeper knowledge and understanding of assessment terminology to better inform you on student strengths and needs
  • Examining sample assessment reports to provide strategies on analysis of your own schools student data
  • Internal data communication issues and expectations surrounding your student data
  • Providing comprehensive information for the best communication with students and other stakeholders
  • Experiences and challenges of assessment reporting with fellow attending professionals
  • How using a national benchmark supports – and works with – your professional judgement
  • How standardised assessment data will support you in providing rigorous data for Ofsted conversations

What do others say about our sessions?

"It was great to discuss data with other users. I found out some other excellent ways to use data even further"
Lucy Davies, The Firs School

Trainer's manner was superb: calm, quiet and excellent communication. Best course I've been on in years"
Fiona Drye, Wellingborough Prep School

"Well delivered, with strong background knowledge to support very impressive delivery"
Tom Savill, Dulwich Prep School

Places at the sessions are free for all current GL Assessment customers with data. To register your interest or if you have any questions please email or call 0208 996 3624